The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Belfast during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Java Developer
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 19 28
Rank change year-on-year +11 +9  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 26 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 17.22% 6.82% 5.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.44% 7.14% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 5
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £31,200 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,000 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.17% +2.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 141 126 124
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 93.38% 95.45% 99.20%
Number of salaries quoted 119 106 61
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Belfast

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in Belfast.

Salary trend for Java Developer in Belfast

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Belfast over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Belfast

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 62 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (56.45%) SQL
3 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (38.71%) Relational Database
5 22 (35.48%) Spring
5 22 (35.48%) Unix
6 20 (32.26%) Oracle
7 15 (24.19%) Web Services
7 15 (24.19%) JMS
7 15 (24.19%) FpML
8 14 (22.58%) XML
8 14 (22.58%) JSON
8 14 (22.58%) Virtual Team
9 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
9 13 (20.97%) Scrum
10 12 (19.35%) MVC
10 12 (19.35%) OO
10 12 (19.35%) Spring MVC
11 11 (17.74%) Retail
11 11 (17.74%) Jenkins
12 10 (16.13%) E-Commerce
13 9 (14.52%) Shell Script
13 9 (14.52%) RDBMS
13 9 (14.52%) JDBC
13 9 (14.52%) GemFire
13 9 (14.52%) Maven
13 9 (14.52%) JIRA
13 9 (14.52%) Multithreading
13 9 (14.52%) TeamCity
13 9 (14.52%) Git (software)

Java Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (14.52%) GemFire
2 3 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.84%) JBoss
2 3 (4.84%) Tomcat
2 3 (4.84%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.45%) GitHub
2 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.71%) Relational Database
2 9 (14.52%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.84%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (4.84%) Big Data
3 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.84%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Jenkins
2 9 (14.52%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.52%) JIRA
2 9 (14.52%) Maven
2 9 (14.52%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.23%) GitLab
General
1 11 (17.74%) Retail
2 4 (6.45%) Advertising
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Front Office
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (35.48%) Spring
2 15 (24.19%) FpML
2 15 (24.19%) JMS
2 15 (24.19%) Web Services
3 14 (22.58%) JSON
3 14 (22.58%) XML
4 12 (19.35%) Spring MVC
5 9 (14.52%) JDBC
5 9 (14.52%) RESTful
6 6 (9.68%) J2EE
6 6 (9.68%) Java EE
6 6 (9.68%) Murex MxML
6 6 (9.68%) Struts
7 5 (8.06%) HTML
8 4 (6.45%) LAMP
9 3 (4.84%) CSS
9 3 (4.84%) Hibernate
9 3 (4.84%) HTML5
9 3 (4.84%) REST
9 3 (4.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (22.58%) Virtual Team
2 7 (11.29%) Algorithms
2 7 (11.29%) Data Structures
3 6 (9.68%) Derivative
4 4 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.23%) Smart Energy
7 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.61%) Equities
7 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (35.48%) Unix
2 5 (8.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (40.32%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.97%) Scrum
2 13 (20.97%) Software Engineering
3 12 (19.35%) MVC
3 12 (19.35%) OO
4 10 (16.13%) E-Commerce
5 9 (14.52%) Multithreading
6 8 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (12.90%) TDD
7 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
8 6 (9.68%) BDD
8 6 (9.68%) Web Development
8 6 (9.68%) Workflow
8 6 (9.68%) Workflow Development
9 5 (8.06%) Business Analysis
9 5 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (8.06%) Unit Testing
10 4 (6.45%) Integration Testing
10 4 (6.45%) Mathematics
10 4 (6.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (56.45%) SQL
3 9 (14.52%) Shell Script
4 6 (9.68%) C++
4 6 (9.68%) Perl
4 6 (9.68%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.06%) JavaScript
6 4 (6.45%) PHP
7 3 (4.84%) Scala
8 2 (3.23%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.61%) C#
9 1 (1.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) Grafana
1 2 (3.23%) Kibana
1 2 (3.23%) Prometheus
1 2 (3.23%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 20 (32.26%) Oracle
2 6 (9.68%) Murex
3 3 (4.84%) ATG
3 3 (4.84%) Demandware
3 3 (4.84%) hybris
4 2 (3.23%) New Relic
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